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Course SummaryUse this convenient test prep course to study all the topics you'll encounter on the HiSET Language Arts - Writing subtest. The course's flexible format and self-assessments allow you to study on your own schedule and make sure you're fully prepared to earn the best score you can.
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About The Course
The engaging and comprehensive video lessons in this course offer an easy way for you to prepare for the HiSET writing subtest. All of the concepts found on the writing subtest are covered in this course, which offers brief lessons on methods for organizing ideas, writing essays and using proper grammar. Refresh your sentence structure and punctuation skills, and improve your writing by learning how to construct meaning and connect with your audience. The lessons in this course are geared towards the HiSET subtest, so you'll learn just the skills you need to take and pass the writing subtest.
About the HiSET Language Arts - Writing
The HiSET exam is offered by a few states in place of the GED high school equivalency exam. It has five subtests, including the language arts - writing subtest. This subtest is designed to gauge students' essay writing capabilities. Students will need to be able to organize ideas, develop material and write effectively. They should also be able to make revisions for grammar, punctuation and general writing mechanics. Eligibility to take the HiSET varies by state, but eligible students can take the exam at any test center within a participating state whenever the test center is open. Each state that offers the HiSET determines the format of test, which is available in paper-based or computer-based formats.
HiSET Language Arts - Writing Registration and Preparation
Registration for the HiSET is available by phone or online, but each participating state decides which process you can use. Take the HiSET Language Arts - Writing test on its own or take the entire battery of subtests at one time. The fee for the exam is due when you schedule your exam.
To prepare for the writing subtest, watch all the video lessons and track your progress through this course. Each lesson is followed by a short self-assessment quiz you can use to make sure you understand the basic writing concepts needed to pass the HiSET writing subtest. The videos include practice lessons to help you get better at writing, and the final exam can familiarize you with the structure of the multiple-choice portion of the writing subtest.
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